Accident Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat 80560, Thursday 10 May 1951
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Date:Thursday 10 May 1951
Time:night
Type:Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 80560
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5 mi ENE Bogue Field, NC -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. Pilot 1°Lt Frederick Melvin Fahrton (30) killed, observer (26) survived slightly injured.

Sources:

The Dispatch 11 May 1951, p1
AAIR

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2022 16:16 TB Added
10-Sep-2022 16:46 TB Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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